Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2000
73.2% pass rate
from 2,302 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 2000 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
      • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.043% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.043% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.83% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (92% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt (46% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.087% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Mechanical brake components (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake linings and pads (91% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Brake pads (93% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.043% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.043% fail on Cable
    • 0.65% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.043% fail on Brake fluid
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (90% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.087% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.043% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.043% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (31% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.043% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.087% fail on Fluid leaks (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.043% fail on Hose
    • 0.087% fail on Body (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Panel
      • 0.043% fail on Other body component
    • 0.043% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.043% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.043% fail on Doors
      • 0.043% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.087% fail on Other components
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (82% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.043% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment

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